Sporting’s Jonathan Silva set to join Roma

Both Sky Sport and Il Tempo have reported that Roma are set to land their first acquisition of the January transfer market.

Sporting left back Jonathan Silva is set to join the Giallorossi in an operation set to cost the club €6 million. The 23 year old Argentine, who per Alessandro Austini of Il Tempo, has already acquired his Italian citizenship and will undergo his medical today.

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